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BHEL signed contract of 125crore rupees of hydro power in Uttarakhand

Mar 31, 2014 18:46 IST

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) signed a contract of 125 crore rupees from Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited on 31 March 2014. The contract is for setting up a 120 MW Hydro Electric Project in Uttarakhand on 31 March 2014.

BHEL has increased its manufacturing capacity to 20000 MW per annum. The hydro power project, Vyasi Project is a run-of-the-river scheme on the Yamuna.

The contract includes design, manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning of hydro generating sets and associated electro mechanical works.

The hydro generating sets will be supplied by BHEL’s Bhopal unit. The transformers and control and monitoring system will be supplied by the BHEL’s Jhansi unit and Electronic Division, Bangalore.

The erection and commissioning of the equipment will be carried out by BHEL's Power Sector (Northern Region).

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About Vyasi Project
Vyasi hydro electric project is a run of the river scheme on river Yamuna in Uttarakhand.  The project involves construction of an 86m high dam, a 2.7km long headrace tunnel and surface power house at Hathiari village.

The project comprises two hydro generating sets of 60MW each with vertical Francis turbines. The project of 120 (2*60 MW) is expected to generate an annual energy generation of 375.22 MU in a 90 percent dependable year.

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